Dubai: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced today (Tuesday) that its hospitals and health centres will work as per shift timings with medical practitioners on call and emergency departments will be functional round-the-clock.

While Latifa Hospital’s outpatient clinics will be open Sunday through Thursday from 9am to 2pm, Dubai Hospital and Rashid Hospital outpatient clinics will be open from 8am to 1pm and 1.30pm to 6pm on weekdays.

Hatta Hospital clinics will be open to the public from 8.30am to 10.30pm with an iftar break from 6.45pm to 8.15pm. Administration, on the other hand, will be accessible from 9am to 2pm from Sunday to Thursday.

Primary healthcare centres in Nad Al Hamar and Al Barsha will function round the clock on all days while the remaining centres open from 8.30am to 3pm and from 8.30pm to 11.30pm on weekdays. On Saturdays, the healthcare centres will also function from 8.30am to 1.30pm.

Dental services and clinics will function according to the hospital’s timings; however, dental clinics in the primary health-care centres will open Sunday through Thursday from 8.30am to 3pm and from 8.30pm to 11.30pm.

Those wishing to visit dental clinics in Nad Al Hamar, Al Barsha and Al Bidaa health centres have an opportunity between 8.30am and 6pm and 8.30pm to 11.30pm. While preventive services in DHA primary health-care centres will remain open from 8.30am to 1.30pm, gynaecology clinics will open from 9am to 2pm.

On weekdays, the Dubai Diabetes Centre working hours will start from 9am to 1pm and the Thalassaemia Centre will remain open from 7am to 9.30pm. Also, Dubai Gynaecology and Fertility Centre will open from 8.30am to 2pm while Dubai physiotherapy services will be available from 7.30am to 2.30pm.

As for medical fitness centres, the Al Muhaisnah centre will be open Saturday through Wednesday from 4.30am to 4.30pm and from 9pm until 3am and open on Thursdays from 7am to 4.30pm.

Emirates Airline, DAFZA (Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority), Al Khawaneej, Al Twar, Al Safa, Al Badaa, Al Mankhool, Al Quoz, DIFC (Dubai International Financial Centre) and Al Lusaily medical fitness centres will remain open from 9am to 2pm on weekdays. Al Rashidiya medical fitness centre will remain closed during Ramadan.

Al Karama and Al Quoz medical fitness centres will be open from 8am to 5pm on weekdays while the JAFZA (Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority) and Knowledge Village centres will be open from 8am to 1pm.